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Ramsbury Primary School

Class Teacher

Ramsbury Primary School, near Marlborough, is looking for a full-time class teacher. We are an English Hub, one of just 34 nationwide, selected for our expertise in teaching reading and supporting schools, and as such are able to provide truly exciting opportunities for career progression for the right candidate.

Our children would like someone who:

• Teaches us about foxes

• Swims faster than anyone in the world

• Helps us to meet Ellen MacArthur

• Teaches us how to bake

• Can make ice sculptures

• Creates robots

• Is good at gymnastics

• Likes art

Our staff and Governors would like someone who:

• Is an exemplary teacher

• Is engaging and creative, bringing learning alive

• Is friendly and approachable

• Is a team player with good social skills and great ideas

• Promotes active parental involvement and links within the community

• Is organised, dedicated and hardworking

• Has high expectations of themselves and of the children

• Likes dressing up on theme days and is not averse to taking part in 'Ramsbury's Got Talent'!

We are a very successful, Ofsted Outstanding, one-form entry school situated in a lovely, thriving and supportive village. We are easily accessible from Swindon (20-minute drive) or East Wiltshire. Visits are very welcomed and encouraged.

Required Knowledge and Personal attributes

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree 2:1 minimum
  • QTS or equivalent
  • A teacher with a track record of outstanding classroom practice, or potential to have, and of innovative curriculum development
  • Ability to maintain a positive school ethos with a focus on high achievement for all
  • An awareness and understanding of recent educational developments in teaching and learning, and leading and management
  • Experience of and commitment to implementing change, in a pro-active and positive manner
  • Understanding of current educational changes and the impact on teaching and learning 
  • Commitment to working as part of a team, encouraging others to develop their leadership skills and to deal sensitively with others
  • The ability to establish excellent and productive working relationships with a wide range of people including pupils, parents, colleagues, governors, secondary schools and the community
  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) with all stakeholders
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development and high personal standards
  • Commitment to active parental involvement, to enhancing and supporting community/external agencies involvement in school

Required Personal Qualities:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and shows initiative
  • Creativity combined with attention to detail
  • Calmness under pressure
  • Evidence of sense of humour, enthusiasm, flexibility
  • Confidentiality, commitment and loyalty
  • Awareness and commitment to equality of access and opportunity
  • Demonstrate good time management skills and setting priorities



More Information

Start date:                  1st September 2024

Contract:                    Permanent and full-time

Closing date:            Friday 14 June 2024, at midday. Interviews will take place w/c 17 June 2024. If we receive suitable applications prior to 14 June, we will close the deadline earlier.

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Please complete and return the above forms to:

Keelin Mathias, School Business Manager on sbm@ramsbury.wilts.sch.uk or call 01672 520244

Closing date:            Friday 14 June 2024, at midday. Interviews will take place w/c 17 June 2024. If we receive suitable applications prior to 14 June, we will close the deadline earlier.


Ramsbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



Job reference: ClassTeacherJune2024